Chemical Component Summary

NameGUANIDINE
Identifiersguanidine
FormulaC H5 N3
Molecular Weight59.07
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC(=N)(N)N
InChIInChI=1S/CH5N3/c2-1(3)4/h(H5,2,3,4)
InChIKeyZRALSGWEFCBTJO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count9
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count8
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00536 
NameGuanidine
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA strong organic base existing primarily as guanidium ions at physiological pH. It is found in the urine as a normal product of protein metabolism. It is also used in laboratory research as a protein denaturant. (From Martindale, the Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed and Merck Index, 12th ed) It is also used in the treatment of myasthenia and as a fluorescent probe in HPLC.
Synonyms
  • Guanidine hydrochloride
  • Guanidine
  • Gu
  • Imidourea
  • Iminourea
Brand NamesGuanidine hydrochloride
IndicationFor the reduction of the symptoms of muscle weakness and easy fatigability associated with the myasthenic syndrome of Eaton-Lambert. It is not indicated for treating myasthenia gravis.
Categories
  • Acetylcholine Releasing Agent
  • Amidines
  • Guanidines
  • Increased Acetylcholine Activity
  • MATE 1 Substrates
CAS number113-00-8

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferaseMSAPSATPIFAPGENCSPAWGAAPAAYDAADTHLRILGKPVMERWETPYM...unknown
Ribonuclease pancreaticMALEKSLVRLLLLVLILLVLGWVQPSLGKESRAKKFQRQHMDSDSSPSSS...unknown
DNA-unknown
Disks large homolog 4MDCLCIVTTKKYRYQDEDTPPLEHSPAHLPNQANSPPVIVNTDTLEAPGY...unknown
LysozymeMNIFEMLRIDERLRLKIYKDTEGYYTIGIGHLLTKSPSLNAAKSELDKAI...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

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CCDC/CSDAJAPIL01
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